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Making the Leap from Picture Book to Middle-Grade Biography

How the Judy Garland biography came to be. Last January, I was hired to write picture book text for three books on Judy Garland. The largest of the three would … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Book Trailers

Announcing the release of Leaping Lemmings! September 6, 2016!   Just because it looks very cool: Leaping Lemmings! in Mandarin.   Announcing the release of Pete Seeger, The People’s Singer … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Best Moms in Children’s Books

Children’s books are often filled with traditional families and loving parents, but even in that world of positive role models, a few moms stand out. So here’s a (short) list … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment